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Electrical Supervisor

Requisition ID: 46577

Domain: Facilities Management/Technical Services Management

Contract type: Permanent

Schedule: Full-Time

Equans is looking for an Electrical Supervisor to join our team at the Royal Blackburn Hospital on a permanent basis. This is a full-time role working 40 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.


Based at Royal Blackburn Hospital, the Electrical Supervisor will be responsible for the technical performance and maintenance of standards within the Royal Blackburn Hospital contract.  They will provide guidance to others on site, showing technical expertise in electrical systems, to ensure appropriate and compliant solutions and efficient customer service delivery. The Technical Services Supervisor will have advanced technical knowledge in more than one skill or technology area – although with an electrical bias.

The primary complexities of the role are around the management of the workflow from helpdesk/ CAFM system through to completion and sign off.  We are looking for a driven individual to add expertise and dimension to the FM team. They will be able to demonstrate flexibility and efficiency in responding to changing business requirements and will establish good working relationships with their team members.

The individual will play a vital role to Equans, working alongside an already established technical team to ensure that the operations are legally and contractually compliant and represent excellence in service delivery.

What will you deliver?

  • Supervision of an electrical bias workforce and assist in the supervision of other disciplines as necessary.
  • To be accountable for the workflow through the team and to work closely with the helpdesk to enable that to happen as a business-as-usual function.
  • Supports the TSM and deputises when off site.
  • Support TSM in the planning, processes, and implementation of change to improve service and operational quality and customer satisfaction.
  • Report and work closely with the Technical Services Manager in the management of the operational staff.
  • Facilitate co-operation between Technical, Helpdesk and Client staff.
  • Ensure compliance with statutory, NHS and company procedures, maintaining up to date knowledge always.
  • Carry out return to work interviews and other HR type interventions as necessary.
  • To supervise and monitor the work and performance of the Team and sub – contractors, ensuring that performance levels are maintained to deliver excellent service to the Client and to meet required contract Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  • Interface with suppliers and service providers as required to meet the needs of the service Organisational skills and ability to prioritise workloads to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Ability to work under pressure, take ownership of problems and deal with them to their conclusion.
  • Participate in the on-call system.

What can we offer you?

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes;

  • 24 days annual leave (+ public holidays)
  • Life Cover equivalent to 1 times annual salary
  • Employee discount shopping schemes on major brands and retailers
  • Gym membership discounts 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • 2 corporate social responsibility days per year
  • Broad range of learning opportunities, such as professional qualifications, collective/individual training, and personalized support programmes
  • Attractive Employee Referral Rewards Scheme
  • Access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program and access to mental wellbeing app

Who are we looking for?

  • Full UK driving licence required.
  • Apprentice trained and qualified/experienced in relevant trade.
  • NVQ level 3 or HNC and above.
  • City & Guilds 2391- 10 – Inspection & Testing or equivalent.
  • City & Guilds 2382-10 – 18th Edition Wiring regulations.
  • Apprentice trained and qualified/experienced in relevant trade (Electrical).
  • Basic computer literate.
  • Supervise staff and monitor performance.
  • Experience particularly in the healthcare environment. (Desirable).
  • Attention to detail and problem solving.
  • A self-starter, leading by example, good attitude and people person.
  • Understanding of HR related items and planning.
  • Health & Safety qualification (i.e. IOSH Managing Safely).
  • Experience of managing contractors.
  • Sound awareness of risk assessment and working safely.
  • Preferably experienced with HVAC, Pump systems, Lighting and Power, Fire Alarms, IPS, UPS, BMS, Generation, Switchgear.
  • Good knowledge of It based system, SAP/Maximo/BMS etc.
  • Sound knowledge of the practical implementation of Health & Safety.

This role includes a DBS Standard check therefore ability to pass is essential.

Who are we?

Equans is a world leader in energy services with nearly 100,000 employees working in more than 50 countries, with an annual turnover of over 17 billion euros.  

In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of technical, FM, regeneration and energy services – with specialist capabilities in smart buildings, green mobility, district & embedded energy and decentralised renewables.

Equans’ 13,500 UK & Ireland employees combine these activities to help businesses, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero, and also the digital & industrial transitions that are redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Equans is a Bouygues group company.

What’s next?

If this role is of interest to you, please click below to register, apply, and track your progress! A member of our Resourcing Team will review your application and be in touch.

As part our commitment to better reflect the markets within which we operate, we encourage applications from women, ethnically diverse individuals and people with disabilities, along with all candidates who identify with protected characteristic groups under the Equality Act 2010. 

At Equans we’re committed to delivering a culture where everyone’s voice is heard and supported. We know the value a diverse workforce creates, delivering better results for our people, customers, and stakeholders. Diversity and inclusion is at the core of what we do, should you join Equans you’ll find a welcoming and open workplace where you’re supported and encouraged to be your true self at work. 

You’ll also have access to our growing employee networks including AccessAbility (representing those with physical and mental disabilities), Encompass (representing the LGBTQ+ community), RISE (representing people from ethnic backgrounds), WOMEN TOGETHER (representing women in Equans), Working Parents, and Young Professionals.


For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are not able to offer a re-location package with this job role.  Certain roles may require applicants to undergo a Disclosure check, as noted in the role requirements.

The Equans Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to Equans Managers.

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EQUANS is a multi-technical expert that offers a comprehensive range of services across facilities management, energy management and construction.

As an international market leader, we help our customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.